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James Boyd

(1888—1944)


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Boyd, James

James Boyd (1795—1856) schoolmaster and author

BOYD, James (1888 - 1944), MFH; author

BOYD, Donald James (1877 - 1953)

BOYD, James Robert (1804–1890)

Boyd, James (1888–1944)

Boyd, James (1888–1944)

Boyd, James (1795-1856), schoolmaster and author

Boyd, James [Jimmy] (1891-1970), German scholar

BOYD, James Dixon (1907 - 1968), Professor of Anatomy, Cambridge University, since 1951

ALEXANDER-SINCLAIR of Freswick, James Boyd (born 1959), garden designer, writer, lecturer and broadcaster

BULLOCH, James Boyd Prentice (1915 - 1981), Chaplain to the Queen in Scotland, since 1980

BOYD, James Fleming (1920 - 2000), Member, Civil Service Appeal Board, 1984–90

BOYD, James Edward (1928 - 2008), Director and Financial Adviser, Denholm group of companies, 1968–96

JOLL, James Anthony Boyd (born 1936), Chairman: Pearson Group Pension Trustee, since 1988; Advisory Board, White Cloud Capital Advisors, since 2009

BOYD, Maurice James (1911 - 1979), Professor of Latin, Queen’s University, Belfast, 1939–76, now Emeritus; Chairman, N. Ireland GCE Examinations Board

MURRAY, Cecil James Boyd (1910 - 1991), Emeritus Consultant Surgeon, Middlesex Hospital, since 1975 (Surgeon, 1946–75); Surgeon, Royal Masonic Hospital, London, 1958–75

REID, John Boyd (born 1929), Chairman Emeritus, Australian Graduate School of Management, since 2000 (Board Member, 1991–2002); Chairman, James Hardie Industries Ltd, 1973–96 (Director, 1964–96)

DOUGLAS, James (Boyd) (1893 - 1964), JP Kirkcudbright; Chairman Scottish Milk Board, 1950–62 (Member, 1935–50), retd; Chairman, Southern Agricultural Executive Committee since 1946; farmer and land valuer

 

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(1888–1944),

born in Pennsylvania, was reared in North Carolina, graduated from Princeton (1910), studied at Cambridge, served in World War I, and returned to North Carolina to write. His two major novels, Drums (1925) and Marching On (1927), use his experience of war, but are set respectively in Revolutionary and Civil War times, in keeping with his theory that a writer needs “perspective of years.” His other novels are Roll River (1935), set in his native Harrisburg; and Long Hunt (1930) and Bitter Creek (1939), about the frontier West. Eighteen Poems (1944) is a posthumous collection.

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